Apple is a global giant whose success has been built on outsourcing to a range of other organisations located across the world. How can different organisational theory perspectives assist us in acquiring different understandings of Apple, its organisational networks and influence? In this essay you must use at least two perspectives to analyse Apple.

Applying the Perspectives and Theory to Analyse Apple:

Provide a BRIEF overview of Apple: use no more than a short paragraph to provide a general overview of Apple.

  1. The application of perspective ‘1’: Use the general assumptions of one of your chosen perspectives and the specifics of the theories belonging to it, that you have identified in the Theoretical Framework section, to examine Apple’s organisational network and influence.
  2. The application of perspective ‘2’: Use the general assumptions of the second of your chosen perspectives and the specifics of the theories belonging to it, that you have identified in the Theoretical Framework section, to examine Apple’s organisational network and influence.